Qorvo (Greensboro, North Carolina), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions, and LEEDARSON, a renowned lighting and IoT solutions company, have partnered to create a family of smart home lighting products that operate concurrently with Zigbee 3.0 and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 5.0 protocols – offering compatibility with the most popular IoT standards. The first of these solutions is a new LEEDARSON smart light bulb and light switch that integrates Qorvo’s QPG6095 system-on-chip (SoC), a multi-protocol/multi-channel smart home communications controller for ultra-low-power wireless applications.
The Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), recently announced the appointment of Dr Kerstin Reden as chief financial officer, filling a vacancy in the leadership team of the RFID products and IoT solutions provider. Prior to her promotion, Kerstin Reden led Smartrac’s finance team with the rank of senior vice president.
The Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) recently announced that the Chinese e-commerce and retail provider Alibaba Group will invest in the company, reinforcing both parties’ commitment to strengthening brand protection strategies. Michael Evans, president of Alibaba Group, will join Smartrac’s supervisory board.